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Do nots for a DBA

  • Sep 15 / 2008
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Do nots for a DBA

Here are some actions that a DBA needs to avoid under given circumstances

  • Do not re build an index during working hours
  • Do not stop the database engine without warning/notice
  • Do not perform a service pack upgrade during working hours
  • Do not start any backup/restore process, if you have intensive I/O going on
  • Do not de fragment the drive which ha database files
  • Do not configure screen savers on production servers, if you have cpu intensive tasks there
  • Do not perform any vendor upgrades without testing or backing up
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